London South West Maths Hub


Primary Teaching Assistant SKE - Work Group 1

Primary Teaching Assistant SKE

Support Staff Maths Training


This Work Group has been designed to develop KS1 and KS2 specific Subject Knowledge for Teaching Assistants to enable them to support and/or deliver mathematics in the classroom or in small intervention groups. The programme consists of three half day sessions throughout the year.


Primary Teaching Assistants will


  • Develop questioning to support and deepen children’s understanding of mathematical concepts as well as explore how to address children’s misconceptions through the careful use of resources and modelling
  • Develop subject knowledge in mathematics and explore key mathematical vocabulary. 




Teaching Assistant’s working within the classroom as well as at those running additional intervention groups outside the classroom.  The interactive hands-on sessions will be led by maths SLEs and experienced senior leaders. Participants must attend all 3 sessions.


Day 1:  Tuesday 20th November 2018 (13.30 - 15.30)

Focus: Place Value


Day 2: Friday 15th February 2019 (13.30 - 15.30)

Focus: addition and subtraction


Day 3: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 (13.30 - 15.30)

Focus: multiplication and division


Additional date:  Friday 21st June 2019 (13.30 - 15.30)


Location:   Chesterton Primary School, Dagnall Street, Battersea, SW11 5DT


Work Group Lead:   Priya Rawal


Cost:   FREE


Contact London SW Maths Hub Administrator Lesley Dibbens to express an intererest in participating in this Work Group.


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